Help with Addiction

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This test has 12 questions.

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1. In respect to drugs, the US is ______.

  a. unsympathetic

  b. permissive

  c. condemning

  d. friendly


2. Addiction is a(n) ___.

  a. craving

  b. habit

  c. attitude

  d. a and b


3. In drug abuse, the brain changes ___.

  a. physically

  b. chemically

  c. a and b


4. Actions that increase dopamine in the brain include _____.

  a. eating

  b. sex

  c. drugs

  d. all 3


5. When there is an excess of dopamine in the brain, the addict feels ___.

  a. low

  b. sick

  c. normal

  d. high


6. The drug that stops the molecules that usually mop up excess dopamine is ___.

  a. heroin

  b. cocaine

  c. amphetamines

  d. alcohol


7. ___________ arises from the brain.

  a. pleasure

  b. pain

  c. joy

  d. all 3


8. The acute phase of addiction produces mainly ______.

  a. pleasure

  b. pain

  c. difficulties

  d. sickness


9. The number of cell clusters that produce dopamine is ______.

  a. 1

  b. 2

  c. 3

  d. 4


10. The best prevention for addiction is ___.

  a. limited experimentation

  b. medication

  c. abstinence

  d. counseling


11. The medication that can hinder alcohol use is ___.

  a. Methadone

  b. Morphine

  c. Antabuse

  d. Buprenorphine


12. The spiritual aspect of addiction is generally dealt with in ___.

  a. religious programs

  b. the 12-step program

  c. spiritual programs

  d. 10-step program